Newsquiz: Week of November 26

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  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

November 30, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What might be the challenges of reporting on private, political meetings where news media aren't allowed?

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Know Your News -- The following questions relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. On Saturday, Enrique Pena Nieto takes office as the president of what country?

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2. Who is the U.S. Speaker of the House?

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3. Chuck Pagano is the head coach of which NFL team?

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4. Who was the first American to travel into space?

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5. What is the nickname for a series of U.S. government spending cuts and tax increases that could take effect in January?

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6. Who famously developed the theory of relativity?

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7. Shrimp, crickets and scorpions are all members of which of these groups: arthropods, cephalopods or crustaceans?

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8. What is the name of the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)?

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9. What is the name of the U.S. government agency that shut down a peanut butter plant this week?

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10. What game was invented by James Naismith?

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